A. Diabetic nephropathy
Variables β F P
Sex (female, 0; male, 1) 0.351 8.73 0.004
Diabetes duration (years) 0.246 4.29 0.246
Explanatory variables are age (years), sex (female, 0; male, 1), log-transformed diabetes duration (years), HbA1c (%) and GA (%). R2 = 0.406, F = 5.90 and P = 0.005
B. Diabetic retinopathy
Variables β F P
Diabetes duration (years) 0.350 9.07 0.002
GA (%) 0.255 4.82 0.016
Explanatory variables are age (years), sex (female, 0; male, 1), log-transformed diabetes duration (years), HbA1c (%) and GA (%). R2 = 0.478, F = 8.87 and P < 0.001
Table 2: Stepwise multivariate regression analyses on diabetic nephropathy (A) and diabetic retinopathy (B) in 63 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.